Chennai: Due to the increase in the number of passengers during the Sabarimala pilgrimage season, Southern Railway launches special train services from Chennai Central to Kottayam.
According to a release issued by the Southern Railway, Train No. 06027, Dr MGR Chennai Central—Kottayam Sabari Weekly Special Fare Special, is scheduled to depart from Dr MGR Chennai Central at 23.30 hrs on the Sundays, November 19th and 26th, as well as on the 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st of December. The train is expected to reach Kottayam at 13.10 hrs on the next day, providing a total of 7 services during this period.
In the return journey, Train No. 06028, Kottayam – Dr MGR Chennai Central Sabari Weekly Special Fare Special, will depart from Kottayam at 19.00 hrs on the Mondays of 20th and 27th November, along with 04th, 11th, 18th, 25th December 2023, and 1st January 2024. The train is set to reach Dr. MGR Chennai Central at 10.30 hrs on the subsequent day, offering 7 services during this period as well.